Fonds 1384 - Thomas H. Hogg fonds

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CA UTA 1384

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Thomas H. Hogg fonds

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  • [ca. 1903-1907] (Creation)

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0.14 m of textual and graphic records (2 boxes)

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(1884-1958)

Biographical history

Thomas Henry Hogg (Dip. 1907; BASc. 1908; CE 1914, DEng 1927, PEng) played a leading role in the development of Hydro-Electric Power in Ontario. He joined the Hydro Electric Power Commission of Ontario in 1913, and after a series of responsible appointments, became Chairman and Chief Engineer in 1937, serving in that capacity for the next 10 years.

Following his retirement in 1947, he became an advisor and planner of further vast power developments on the Niagara and St. Lawrence Rivers. He was retained as a consultant for projects in Brazil and several Canadian Provinces.

In 1940, he became President of the Engineering Institute of Canada, and he received the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario Gold Medal in 1959.

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Fonds consists of student notebooks, the Kipling Ritual handbook, engineering journals, Hydro reports and photographs related to Hogg's studies in Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto.

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B1977-0021

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